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  • Last Speech Of Emilia
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    Emilia's Contemporary Stand In equation with the Elizabethan era, Shakespeare offers us a male dominated society in his renowned tragedy, Othello. Consequently, this definitely persuades a negative attitude and demeanor towards the women of the times. The female characters in the play: Desdemona, Emilia, and Bianca; play relevant roles in contributing to one's understanding of this exhausted Elizabethan view. In contrast to the larger portion of the play, Emilia, spouse to the scandalous Iago, t...
  • Othello's Emotions
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    Act V, Scene ii., lines 122-134 Emilia. O, who hath done this deed? Desdemona. Nobody -- I myself. Farewell. Commend me to my kind lord. O, farewell! [She dies.] Othello. Why, how should she be mud " red? Emilia. Alas, who knows? Othello. You heard her say herself, it was not I. Emilia. She said so. I must needs report the truth. Othello. She's like a liar gone to burning hell! 'Twas I that killed her. Emilia. O, the more angel she, And you the blacker devil! Othello. She turned to folly, and sh...
  • Desdemona's Husband Othello
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    Women in Othello are very profound. They are very dependent on their men. During the 16th Century, women were traditional and accustomed to being submissive to their men / husband. Desdemona secretly married Othello a "Moor" (a black man). She is devoted to her husband, and respects and obeys his wishes. Even though Othello can be cruel to Desdemona, his wife Desdemona responds to her husband in a way that she gets her point across, and still respects Othello. Women during the 16th century were ...
  • Relationship Between Desdemona And Emilia
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    Othello - English Essay The contrasting characters; Desdemona and Emilia, form an interesting and important relationship in the play Othello. Desdemona is very 'sheltered' from the ways of the world and Emilia is very 'down to earth' and 'experienced'. From this difference we see a fascinating relationship between the two of them. In the given passage, we see that Desdemona takes a very honest, romantic and loyal stance towards Othello, (this is also true of her relationship with him), where as ...
  • Desdemona And Emilia Exit As Bianca
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    Othello Essay By Samantha Dharma In Shakespeare's "Othello", the role of women is deeply emphasized; the significant characters of the play Othello, Iago, and Casio, each have a lady that stands behind him. These women each have commitment to remain faithful and respect their husband's needs, especially Desdemona and Emilia. Desdemona is the victim of this play; Shakespeare portrays her as the loyal wife even up to her death. Throughout the story, Desdemona appears to live for her husband. Desde...
  • Desdemona And Emilia's Perception Of Reality
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    Desdemona, the bride of Othello, and Emilia, the wife of the villain Iago, are the two main characters in Shakespeare's Othello. Although they are both loyal to their husbands, a sharp contrast between these women is realized with regard to their experiences and perceptions of reality. Desdemona as well as Emilia are loyal wives who want to please their husbands. For that reason, Desdemona affirms: [ ] I never did Offend you in my life; never loved Cassio But with such general warranty of heaven...
  • Desdemona's Loyalty To Othello
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    Desdemona, the bride of Othello, and Emilia, the wife of the villain Iago, are the two principal female characters in Shakespeare's Othello. Although they are both very loyal to their husbands, a sharp contrast between these women is realized with regard to Desdemona's innocence and idealism and Emilia's experience and realism. Desdemona and Emilia are loyal characters who want to please their husbands. Desdemona's loyalty to Othello reaches to her superceding her loyalty to her father and movin...
  • Emilia Answers Desdemona
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    The women of Shakespeare's Othello are put into stereotypical roles, but behind peoples backs play much stronger types. Desdemona, goes against her fathers orders and marries a moor. Bianca innocently takes part in Desdemona's death. Emilia has an opportunity to save Desdemona but sneakingly remains silent. These women are similar because they are treated like they are lower then the men in their days. But they do not let that hold them back. These women take part in anything that pleases them. ...
  • Relationship Between Bianca And Cassio
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    The first women that I will discuss is Bianca. Bianca would be known as a modern day prostitute. By analyzing her relationship with Cassio, it seems as though Bianca really wanted to have some sort of relationship with him. An example of this is in scence 3, act 4. It begins as Desdemona and Emilia exit as Bianca enters. Bianca begins to question Cassio about his whereabouts. "Bianca: 'Save you, friend Cassio! Cassio: What make you from home? How is't with you, my most fair Bianca? (I'faith, ) s...
  • Result Of Iago's Mental Manipulation Of Othello
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    The play in question, "Othello", initially presented us with a highly respected and judicious protagonist, namely Othello. Despite the fact that he is of a different race and colour than that of his Venetian counterparts, he has managed to rise up the hierarchical ladder and secured for himself the position of a general. The main plot of the play revolves around his gradual belief of unfaithfulness on Desdemona's part, surreptitiously fed to him by his supposedly loyal ensign, Iago. Othello's ev...

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